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Evolve your knowledge and your networks!
2017 CCAE National Conference

National Partners

June 7 - 9
Hamilton Convention Centre


Just 2 weeks left for the best rates:

  1. Register for the conference by May 5, and save $200 per person - even more if you bring a buddy.
  1. Get a room! By May 5, book your hotel room at the Sheraton Hamilton - or you may miss out.

#ccae2017 offers:

  • Deep learning. Check the #ccae2017 schedule for the array of unique, informative PD sessions, and the outstanding roster of presenters and keynotes.
  • Networking and celebration. It wouldn’t be a CCAE National Conference without spectacular special events. In 2017, CCAE promises exceptional celebrations at top venues.
  • Value. All National Conference and lodging fees are in Canadian dollars.



2017 National
Conference Sponsors


Industrial Alliance



Tempo Framing


Canada Life



The Offord Group

Hamilton Tourism



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Global philanthropic

Add value to your conference experience - and share with colleagues:

Attend a pre-conference workshop on Wednesday morning, June 7

Special combined registration rate for pre-conference workshop + National Conference
  1. 2017 CCAE Essentials for New Professionals in Advancement

Are you, a colleague, or a direct report a recent hire in advancement (2 years or less)? This workshop provides the ideal orientation and inspiration to galvanize a budding career.

  1. Gift Planning Fundamentals: A CCAE – CAGP Partnered Workshop

New to gift planning and the intricacies of tax regulations (you, a colleague or your office)? This overview of strategic charitable-gift planning covers the benefits and features of gift planning programs and vehicles, and explores Canadian philanthropic trends as well as vital major-gift tactics.

Workshops run from 7:30 - 11:30 a.m., followed by the National Conference Opening Luncheon and Kick-off.

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Congratulations to the 2017 CCAE Distinguished Service Award recipients and 2017 - 18 TD Fellows in Advancement

Join your Canadian advancement colleagues at the CCAE Awards Evening at 2017 CCAE National Conference, on Wednesday, June 7, to applaud these worthy honorees.

  • Friend of Education Award, supported by The Offord Group – Lynton “Red” Wilson; public servant, business leader, philanthropist, and 2-term McMaster University Chancellor
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, supported by Manulife – Marc Weinstein, Vice-Principal, Advancement, McGill University
  • Rising Stars – Natasha Rego, Young Alumni Coordinator, University of New Brunswick; and Alex Farley, Alumni Volunteer Engagement Officer, University of Waterloo
  • TD Fellows in Advancement, supported by CCAE National Partner, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex: Sarah Carthy, Trent University; and Anne-Marie Aguilar, University of Alberta

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CCAE thanks all volunteers
National Volunteer Week: April 23 - 29, 2017

CCAE joins in the celebration of National Volunteer Week by extending a sincere Thank You” to all CCAE volunteers.

If you took part in a CCAE event or program in the past year, you have advancement volunteers to thank for making it a memorable experience. CCAE is grateful for these volunteers’ dedication and commitment to CCAE, and to advancing education.

Review the list of 2016 - 17 CCAE volunteers, and thank a colleague for their contributions to the advancement of the profession.

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